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Radiation therapy (in North America), or radiotherapy (in the UK and Australia) also called radiation oncology, and sometimes abbreviated to XRT, is the medical use of ionizing radiation as part of cancer treatment to control malignant cells (not to be confused with radiology, the use of radiation in medical imaging and diagnosis).
Drug Tarceva improves survival chance for patients with advanced lung cancer

Drug Tarceva improves survival chance for patients with advanced lung cancer

Current test for prostate cancer is inadequate

Current test for prostate cancer is inadequate

Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

Baby born from 21 year old cryopreserved sperm

Baby born from 21 year old cryopreserved sperm

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

Prostate Robotic System that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Prostate Robotic System that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Discovery of molecular switch could lead to new treatments for lymphoma and other forms of cancer

Discovery of molecular switch could lead to new treatments for lymphoma and other forms of cancer

Study shows prostate brachytherapy using ‘Radioactive Seeds’ is an effective alterantive to surgery or external radiation

Study shows prostate brachytherapy using ‘Radioactive Seeds’ is an effective alterantive to surgery or external radiation

US Study Suggests New Approach to Breast Cancer Needed

US Study Suggests New Approach to Breast Cancer Needed

Natural compound in snake venom for treatment of malignant tumours

Natural compound in snake venom for treatment of malignant tumours

Study suggests cigarette smoking increases likelihood of death by prostate cancer

Study suggests cigarette smoking increases likelihood of death by prostate cancer

Chemotherapy offers new hope for pancreatic cancer patients

Chemotherapy offers new hope for pancreatic cancer patients

Radiation therapy for recurring prostate cancer

Radiation therapy for recurring prostate cancer